Vintage sterling silver tea ball with hinged lid and long chain. Made by R. Blackinton & Co. c. 1940.
This nice tea ball is 1 1/4" in diameter and weighs 18.9 grams or 0.61 ozs Troy. The chain is 5 1/2" long.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
Blackinton Tea Ball Sterling Silver 1940